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Pirates Option Evan Meek to Triple-A

Pirates Option Evan Meek to Triple-A

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After the Pirates 9-3 win over the Atlanta Braves, the Pirates announced that they have optioned right-handed reliever Evan Meek to Triple-A Indianapolis. They have not yet announced a corresponding roster move. That will come on Tuesday.

Meek allowed six runs on 12 hits over 9.2 innings. He walked one and struck out six batters over his nine appearances. Meek has seen his velocity improve to 93-94 this season, but has yet to see it back to his All-Star velocity that he had in 2010 where he posted a 2.14 ERA.

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle said recently that he was considering adding a second lefty in the bullpen. Tony Watson is the lone left-handed reliever. Daniel Moskos or Doug Slaten could be options. Moskos is the only one of the two on the 40-man roster....

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